Little Women VS Little Women

Little Women VS Little Women

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

January 28, 2020

Since the first film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women came out in 1933, there have been three other versions that came out in 1949, 1994, and 2019. With every new Little Women that comes out, each film emphasizes a different theme from the novel, which is in correspondence with the t...

“Call Me By Your Name”

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

January 20, 2018

Based on the critically acclaimed novel by André Aciman, "Call Me By Your Name" is a sensual and unparalleled tale about first love. Taking place in Northern Italy, it tells the story of  17-year-old Elio, who spends his days transcribing classical music and reading books. As the summer begins, Elio's father hi...

Films’ Influence on Fashion

The cast of Wes Anderson's

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

March 24, 2017

Fashion depicted in film is used to introduce its characters before the dialogue begins by acknowledging the periodization and culture of the film. Audience members wanting to embody these characters take influence from their fashions. Illuminating the ability of film to spark contemporary fashion trends. Filmmaker...

Happy Birthday Happy!

Happy Birthday Happy!

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

21 years ago today, perhaps the greatest golf movie of all time, and one of my personal favorite movies was released. Of course, I talk about Happy Gilmore. The classic comedy follows Adam Sandler as an emotional 20-something who's goal since he was little was to play hockey, but there's just one problem,...

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Hollywood remakes have become the staple of the entertainment world, and have seemed to replace original films as the mainstream for movie-goers. In the earlier decades of the 70's and 80's, and well into the 2000's, Hollywood allowed original, artful content to populate their main sources of entertainment....

EMTV and the Orange County Film Festival

EMTV and the Orange County Film Festival

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

January 24, 2017

EMTV gets a nomination for Best PSA at OCFF 2017   On January 7, EMTV attended OCFF, the Orange County Film Festival. El Modena received one nomination for Best PSA at the Orange County Film Festival. The PSA, titled “A Change of Mind”, is an anti-drug PSA directed, written, produced, edited and s...

Glover and Gambino; A Dynamic Duo

Glover's musical pseudonym, Gambino, during a performance

Samantha Venegas, Media & Arts Editor

January 20, 2017

Donald Glover and Childish Gambino have both taken over so many aspects of the entertainment industry, and they’re the same person. Whether you’re a fan of Glover’s acting or his musical pseudonym, Gambino, there’s no sign of his success in either industry ceasing. Donald Glover among other things, is a writ...

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

December 7, 2016

"Ghost in the Shell" (GITS) since its release in 1995 has been a cult classic and an inspiration to many movies/shows in the cyber punk genre. The most notable being "The Matrix." "GITS" was originally a manga by Shirow Masamune and was then adapted into a movie directed by Mamoru Oshii. "GITS" on...

“Hacksaw Ridge”

Hacksaw Ridge (Photo via The Move Blog under the Creative Common License)

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

December 6, 2016

"Hacksaw Ridge" is an excellent movie directed by Mel Gibson. The movie is based off of a true story about Desmond Doss's [Andrew Garfield] heroic exploits in WWII. He was a field medic that refused to carry or shoot any gun during the war. In the Battle of Okinawa, Desmond saved 75 soldiers and was...

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 5, 2016

Premiering November 18th, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, introduces us to Newt Scamander who travels to the USA in 1926 for the Magical Congress. While there he discovers a very Wizard-phobic America, reminiscent of the Era of the Salem Witch trials. ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Climate Change

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

November 3, 2016

On October 30th, Leonardo DiCaprio premiered his documentary, “Before the Flood”. The documentary follows DiCaprio’s three year trek around the world visiting places where climate change has affected. In the beginning and throughout the film DiCaprio refers to the painting The Garden of Ea...

A Movie For Halloween

A Movie For Halloween

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Wrifter

October 21, 2016

     As Halloween swiftly approaches, we begin to get in the mood of getting our scare on. “Train to Busan” is a Korean horror film, filled with zombies, blood, tears, and more zombies.      This flick introduces a father-daughter duo as well as classical archetypal characters. As we ha...

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